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FMCS1000.3: Media Realities

This course interrogates how the media and the real world converge and diverge, and the impact on our understanding of reality.

FMCS1000.3: Media Realities
  • Duration3 weeks
  • Weekly study3 hours

Learn about how media impacts our understanding of reality.

In this course, you will engage with the concept that media helps to construct realities and explore examples from reality television and sports programming. You will examine elections and political newsmedia, and closely examine documentary film as a case study.

What topics will you cover?

Please see the FMCS1000: Film, Media, Culture course handbook for more detail.

Who is the course for?

This course is for anyone interested in media and film. It’s ideal for people looking to start or develop a career in film or television production, radio, journalism or marketing.

Who developed the course?

The University of Newcastle Australia

The University of Newcastle is a world-class university distinguished by a commitment to equity and excellence. Ranked in Australia’s Top 10 universities, and 197th in the world (QS rankings, 2021).

  • Established1965
  • LocationNewcastle, Australia
  • World rankingTop 200Source: QS World University Rankings 2021